ENGLĀ 0011. Analytical and Critical Thinking in Reading

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Placement by matriculation assessment process OR completion of ENGL N with grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Designed to teach critical thinking and critical examination of texts and other printed material. Emphasizes principles of critical thinking, logic and fallacies, reasoning strategies, author's purpose and bias, research evaluation, propaganda, advertising, and reading for academic purpose. Includes instruction in analyzing digital texts. (CSU)